Document: Deed of Laurens Cornelissen van der Welde to Frerick Lubbers for a house and lot

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Deed. Laurens Cornelissen van der Welde to Frerick Lubbers, for a house and part of a lot situate on the west side of the Smith's valley, containing 857 rods, 9 ft. 2 in. (New Amsterdam).

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Appeared before us, Willem Kieft, director general and council etc., Laurens Cornelisz van de Welde who declared for himself, his heirs, and successors that on 29 May 1643 he has transported and conveyed, as he herewith does to the behoof of Frerick Lubbersz for the sum of 1600 guilders payable in three installments according to the bill of sale registered in the protocol, his house with a portion of his lot located on the west side of Smit's marsh, and that by virtue of the conveyance granted by us, director and council aforesaid, on the 16th of September 1640; containing 347 rods, 9 feet, 2 inches, 5 grains; extending in length from in front of the house along the common road from Tienhoven's land 50 rods, 7 feet, 2 inches, 5 grains; in breadth in front of the house 7 rods, and along the lot which the aforesaid Lourens Cornelisz reserves for himself 16 rods, 4 feet, 7 inches; and behind the aforesaid lot till the marsh or Tienhoven's land 8 rods, 9 feet; and further along Tienhoven's palisades or the length of 28 rods, 9 feet, 3 inches; and behind in breadth 4 feet, one inch; containing altogether the aforesaid 357 rods, 9 feet, 2 inches, 5 grains; he Lourens Cornelisz desisting from the ownership of the aforesaid lot and house from now till forever; transporting the same to Frerick Lubbersz who shall be allowed to do with it as he would be allowed with other of his patrimonial goods etc...

Done 26 June 1643 in Fort Amsterdam, New Netherland.

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Translation: Gehring, C. trans./ed., New York Historical Manuscripts: Dutch, Vols. GG, HH & II, Land Papers, 1630-1664 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.: 1980).A complete copy of this publication is available on the New Netherland Institute website.

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